W E L C O M E


Welcome to KARSP, Kalamazoo County Association of Retired School Personnel.

KARSP is an affiliate of MARSP, Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel.

                                        

                                      Our  Purpose

  1.  Promote the economic, professional and general welfare of Michigan    

             Retired School Personnel


  1.    Furnish  a practical basis for united action with other organizations    

             and / or individuals dedicated to the causes of education and              

             retirement


  1.   Encourage voluntary participation of KARSP as an association and

              individual members in civic, education and retirement projects


                

                                      

     Why is it important to be a member of

                    MARSP & KARSP?


  • MARSP/KARSP are the only associations that represent ALL and

           ONLY school retirees    We are not a union  


  • To lend a supporting voice in the advocacy and protection of your own  

           retirement benefits  

 

  • To receive assistance in many facets of retirement planning and living 

 

  • To receive state and local newsletters and remain up to date on senior

            issues, changes in benefits, etc.


  • MARSP is the only state retiree association with a seat on

              the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement Board of 

              Trustees


  • MARSP/KARSP keeps an eye and ear on the legislature and

               advocates for retired school personnel